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Flames raced across acres of dry vegetation Friday afternoon after a fire broke out in an unused sewer pond near the Gustine Municipal Airport. The fire was southeast of Highway 140 with a near cross road of Old Santa Fe Grade.  The cause of the fire is undetermined, said Gustine Fire Chief …

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Two Gustine men have been arrested in connection with the shooting that injured two teenagers in downtown Newman on Sept. 5.

The Newman Fire Station responded to 32 calls for service from Aug. 27 to Sept. 4. Included in the calls were 23 Emergency Medical Service calls, one vehicle collision, one working structure fire, one vegetation fire, one trash fire, one hay fire, one public assist, one commercial fire alarm…

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An investigation by the Gustine Police Department into a marijuana grow operating at two residences led to multiple arrests on charges that ranged from illegal cultivation of marijuana to child endangerment. 

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As revelers enjoyed the final hour of the Newman Fall Festival carnival, violence erupted just outside the park when two teenagers were gunned down, the Newman Police Department reported.

The Newman Fire Department responded to 20 calls for service between Aug. 20 to Aug. 26. Included in the calls were 12 for Emergency Medical Services, three motor vehicle collisions, one vegetation fire, two calls to assist other fire agencies and two commercial alarms.

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A call about a possible auto burglary in a Gustine park led to the arrest of two individuals found with methamphetamine in their possession.

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Richard Gerety III comes from a long line of men who have done battle with fire over the years so becoming a volunteer fireman for the West Stanislaus Fire Protection District seemed like coming home in a way. And when he was called upon to go help fight the flames of the Caldor Fire, he did…

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The Gustine woman wanted for an attempted break-in at a Newman convenience store that caused a fair amount of damage in the process, has been apprehended.

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A Los Banos man was arrested on suspicion of aggravated assault after he allegedly stabbed a person during an argument, according to the Gustine Police Department.

The Newman Fire Department responded to 32 calls for service during the week of  July 31 to Aug. 7. The calls included three vegetation fires, one working structure fire, two motor vehicle collisions, three public assists, one vehicle fire, one smoke check and 21 Emergency Medical Service calls.

Newman Fire Department responded Aug. 6 to a working structure fire in the 900 block of Balsam Drive. No injuries were reported and the damage was estimated at $136,400. The cause of the fire is under investigation by Stanislaus County Fire Investigations Unit. 

The Newman Fire Department received 27 calls for service during the week of July 23 to July 30. Included in the calls for service were 18 Emergency Medical Service calls, three vegetation fires, one natural gas leak, one vehicle collision, one commercial fire alarm and one working structure fire. 

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A vegetation fire raged along the San Joaquin River outside Newman on Wednesday, charring an estimated 10 acres and bringing in agencies from Stanislaus and Merced counties.

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It wasn’t long after celebrating the moment of their daughter Emmy’s birth that Gustine residents Bree and Rudy Sedillo were told she had Spina Bifida. 

A crane was called into operation Monday, July 26 to assist in the replacement of a large central air conditioning unit on top of a building in the 1000 block of Fresno Street in downtown Newman.

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A collision on northbound I-5 at Stuhr Road between three semi-trucks resulted in a fire and major injuries for a Bakersfield man, the California Highway Patrol reported.

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For nearly six years K9 Ares has been serving the Newman community by helping keep it safe. As of Tuesday he worked his last shift and entered into a life of retirement, which in his case means belly rubs and hanging out with his best pal, Lucy the cat.

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A collision between a tractor and a pickup truck on Eastin Road near Crows Landing resulted in the death of a Newman man, the California Highway Patrol reported.

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Derek King is currently wanted by authorities in Merced County on a warrant, with a total bail amount of $100,000 issued out of the State of California Superior Court, Merced County. He is wanted on felony charges of injuring a spouse, cohabitant, fiancé, boyfriend, girlfriend or child’s par…

For the week of July 3 to July 10, the Newman Fire Station responded to 25 calls for service. Fire Specialist Brooks said the responses included 14 emergency medical service calls, two vegetation fires, one mutual aid call, one assist at a working structure fire, three motor vehicle collisio…

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As California weathers yet another drought which is quickly emptying reservoirs throughout the state, Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday asked residents and businesses to voluntarily cut back their water use by 15% in an effort to conserve water for farming, drinking and the environment.